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Everyone loves Emma, so here's what she has to say about as the UN Women's Goodwill Ambassador

Emma Watson is an UN Ambassador. She fights for equal rights in film, life, education, wages. She uses her power in the industry to promote feminism. This is powerful and many other celebrities should follow in her foot steps.

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According post modern feminism "woman" is a debatable category, complicated by class, ethnicity, sexuality, and other facets of identity. Therefore, a vital part of this theory is that gender is performative, based on our natural sexuality rather than socially or culturally constructed. Judith Butler, a modern feminist theorist, explains how previous waves of feminism largely alienated trans women from their narrative considering “female” was defined by physiology rather than by…

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from The Independent

I feel for the straight white men being silenced by the mean girls of modern feminism

I feel for the straight white men who are being silenced by the mean girls of modern feminism - You would be forgiven for mistaking it for a Daily Mash headline – but no, it’s real. The Guardian has published a piece today under the headline “’I didn’t choose to be straight, white and male’: are modern men the suffering sex?” The premise of the article is that men are feeling “silenced” by the spectre of gender equality.

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from Cracked.com

4 Ways the Disney Princesses Created Modern Feminism

4 Ways the Disney Princesses Created Modern Feminism Holy shit are Disney princesses feminist role models?! Fuck yes they are!

from TIME.com

Flawless: 5 Lessons in Modern Feminism From Beyoncé

Beyoncé has managed to become the biggest female pop star in the world while cultivating her marriage, her role as a mother, and her sexuality. And in doing so, she’s ushering in a new wave of feminism

Yeah I hate how a lot of other girls spend their time bringing each other down. It's no way cool. We're all insecure enough as it is. Why are we adding to it? Come on being nice is not that hard. If we support each other we will be unstopable.

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if you are neutral in situations of injustice, you have chosen the side of the oppressor.

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